Jeff Fisher responds to Jon Gruden's claim that Roger Goodell pressured Rams to draft Michael Sam

Oct 12, 2021

Per Jim Reineking: Among the many stunning and vile excerpts from Jon Gruden's emails that The New York Times revealed Monday was the use of a homophobic term when referring to the then-St. Louis Rams' decision to select Michael Sam - an openly gay defensive end - in the 2014 NFL draft.

Gruden's assertion that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell pressured the Rams to draft Sam was challenged by the coach of the team at the time, Jeff Fisher.

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